Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (Hfr)

10th century; volume 1; ed. Diana Whaley;

III. Hákonardrápa (Hákdr) - 9

Skj info: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld, Islandsk skjald, død ved 1007. (AI, 155-73, BI, 147-63).

Skj poems:
1. Hákonardrápa
2. Óláfsdrápa
3. Óláfsdrápa, erfidrápa
4. Eiríksdrápa
5. Lausavísur

Hákonardrápa (‘Drápa about Hákon’) — Hfr HákdrIII

Kate Heslop 2017, ‘(Introduction to) Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Hákonardrápa’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Brepols, Turnhout, p. 212.

 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8 

for reference only:  2x 

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 1. Hákonardrápa, omkr. 990 (AI, 155-6, BI, 147-8); stanzas (if different): 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

in texts: LaufE, Skm, SnE

Full edition, translation and commentary for this poem can be found in the printed volume III, p. 212. See the Brepols website for more information. The text below is from a superseded edition (Skj where relevant).

1 Vol. 3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 1 [Vol. 3, 215] — Hfr Hákdr 1III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Askþollum stendr Ullar
austr at miklu trausti
rœkilundr hinn ríki
randfárs brumaðr hári.

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 1. Hákonardrápa 1 (AI, 155; BI, 147); dróttkvætt; ed. KSH; group: B; mss: A, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 108(373), Skm 214
 
2 Vol. 3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 2 [Vol. 3, 216] — Hfr Hákdr 2III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Ólítit brestr úti
unndýrs frǫmum runnum
hart á Hamðis skyrtum
hryngráp Egils vápna.
Þaðan verða fǫt fyrða
(fregnk gǫrla þat) Sǫrla
rjóðask bjǫrt í blóði.
Benfúr méilskúrum.

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 1. Hákonardrápa 8 (AI, 156; BI, 148); dróttkvætt; ed. KSH; group: B; mss: A, C, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 231
 
3 Vol. 3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 3 [Vol. 3, 218] — Hfr Hákdr 3III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Ok geir-Rótu gǫtvar
gagls við strengjar hagli
hungreyðǫndum hanga
hléðut, járni séðar.

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 1. Hákonardrápa 2 (AI, 155; BI, 147); dróttkvætt; ed. KSH; group: B; mss: A, R, Tx, W; texts: Skm 250
 
4 Vol. 3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 4 [Vol. 3, 219] — Hfr Hákdr 4III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Grams rúni lætr glymja
gunnríkr, hinns hvǫt líkar,
Hǫgna hamri slegnar
heiptbráðr of sik váðir.

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 1. Hákonardrápa 7 (AI, 156; BI, 148); dróttkvætt; ed. KSH; group: B; mss: R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 75(363), Skm 290
 
5 Vol. 3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 5 [Vol. 3, 219] — Hfr Hákdr 5III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Sannyrðum spenr sverða
snarr þiggjandi viggja
barrhaddaða byrjar
biðkvôn und sik Þriðja.

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 1. Hákonardrápa 3 (AI, 155; BI, 147); dróttkvætt; ed. KSH; group: B; mss: B, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 7(331), Skm 10
 
6 Vol. 3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 6 [Vol. 3, 221] — Hfr Hákdr 6III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Því hykk fleygjanda frakna
(ferr jǫrð und menþverri)
ítra eina at láta
Auðs systur mjǫk trauðan.

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 1. Hákonardrápa 4 (AI, 155; BI, 147); dróttkvætt; ed. KSH; group: B; mss: 744x, B, R, Tx, U, W; texts: Skm 122
 
7 Vol. 3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 7 [Vol. 3, 223] — Hfr Hákdr 7III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Rôð lukusk, at sá, síðan,
snjallráðr konungs spjalli
átti einga dóttur
Ónars, viði gróna.

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 1. Hákonardrápa 5 (AI, 155-6; BI, 148); dróttkvætt; ed. KSH; group: B; mss: 744x, B, R, Tx, U, W; texts: LaufE 78(363), Skm 119, Skm 293
 
8 Vol. 3. 28. Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson (biog. vol. 1), Hákonardrápa, 8 [Vol. 3, 224] — Hfr Hákdr 8III

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Breiðleita gat brúði
Báleygs at sér teygða
stefnir stǫðvar hrafna
stála ríkismôlum.

Skj: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld: 1. Hákonardrápa 6 (AI, 156; BI, 148); dróttkvætt; ed. KSH; group: B; mss: B, R, Tx, W; texts: Skm 120
 
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